What is the Shortest Distance Between the School and the Point Where He Stopped? If

Arjun starts from school and walks 4 km towards west, turns right and walks 3 km. Then he planned to return back to school, but only in the shortest path. What is the shortest distance between the school and the point where he stopped?

1. 16 km
2. 3 km
3. 5 km
4. 25 km
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 27th June 2015 in

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Explanation:-

In the figure –

The shortest distance from the school = (32 + 42)1/2
= (9 + 16 )1/2
= (25)1/2
= 5 km
hence, the answer is (3) 5 km.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 27th June 2015.